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overorganize

[ oh-ver-awr-guh-nahyz ]
/ 藢o蕣 v蓹r藞蓴r g蓹藢na瑟z /
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verb (used with object), o路ver路or路gan路ized, o路ver路or路gan路iz路ing.
to stress formal structure, status, rules, and details excessively.
verb (used without object), o路ver路or路gan路ized, o路ver路or路gan路iz路ing.
to become overorganized.
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Origin of overorganize

First recorded in 1895鈥1900; over- + organize

OTHER WORDS FROM overorganize

o路ver路or路gan路i路za路tion, nouno路ver路or路gan路iz路er, noun
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